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Tbilisi Private One-Day Trip to Uplistsikhe Rock City
"Uplistsikhe – an ancient rock city carved in sandstone. Archaeologists estimate its origins to go as far back as between the 2nd and 1st millennia BC while it appears in written sources in the VII century AD. Appearing initially as a Pagan cult center of nearby Bronze Age settlements by the seventh century it had already gained the status of a large center of trade defense and religious purposes with permanent population and a developed infrastructure. The caverns rise in the shape of a plain-angle amphitheatre. Free to walk the “streets” among them one can easily feel like a local heading home
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Tbilisi and Mtskheta Tour - Historical Sightseeing and Old Capital
"Tour begins by visiting Old Tbilisi city. Tourists may choose 10 places from these sightseeing in Tbilisi: 1. Peace Bridge and European Square; 2. Enchiskhati Church and Sioni Church; 3. Shardeni night bars and Karvasla Ethnographic Museum; 4. Narikala F where tourists will see old Capital of Georgia Mtsketa Jvari Monaster Svetiskhoveli Cathedral and Shio-Mgvime monastery. Tourists may have a lunch in Old Tbilisi or Mtatsminda mountain. Tourists can taste the famous local foods at the Georgian restaurant after the tour program is finished usually in the evening watch the famous Georgian folkloric dances and listen famous Georgian polyphonic music at the restaurant."""
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Tbilisi to Mtskheta Cultural Tour
"Leaving Tbilisi for historical capital city of Georgia – Mtskheta. We will visit XI century cathedral “Svetitskhoveli and VI century monument – Jvari Monastery. Walking within the historic part of Mtskheta.After Mtskheta leaving for Tbilisi where we will visit the fortress Narikala built in IV century from where you can see fascinating views on Tbilisi and river Kura. Walking within the old Tbilisi territory and after visiting the Sameba Cathedral that is the main Christian orthodox church in Georgia. Sameba was built in 1995-2004 and it is the third-tallest Eastern Orthodox cathedral in the world.The tour ends with dinner in the evening on Tbilisi Funicular where you can experience beautiful """“I sighted almost everything in Tbilisi – Georgian heaven and I had not have worked so fruitfully during my lifetime as in Tbilisi” – Alexander Duma (1803-1870)wrote. ""If not Tbilisi there might be standing a mosque instead of church in Vienna
From $111.00

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Local currency: Georgian Lari

Like many other former Soviet Republics, also Georgia is a country of cash, which means that credit cards are not as widely accepted as in Western Europe.The local currency of Georgia is the Georgian...
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Stepantsminda

Nowadays Kazbegi is actually named Stepantsminda (Saint Stephan), which refers to a Georgian Orthodox monk. Only between 1925 and 2006 the town's name was Kazbegi, but it is still commonly known under...
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Hay and other works

Making hay is a matter of survival in mountains, as when the snow is there, the cattle has to be fed, everybody knows that! These beautiful cows (picture 1) will need food in winter and people have to...
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Savages? No, just civilised!

When I walked up to visit Tminda Sameba church, I took a few shortcuts on the steep wood covered slope of the mountain, and in a clearing where to ground was almost flat I came across a few people who...
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Maria Madloba

It just happened that my day at Tsminda Sameba church coincided with an important religious celebration, apparently the Maria Madloba. Dozens of cars, carriages and trucks full of people started to...
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Mount Kazbeg & Prometheus

According to ancient Greek mythology, Prometheus the Titan, the father of the Greek Noah, is considered the benefactor of mankind. Zeus assigned Prometheus the task of forming man from water and...
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visiting the church

As with other Orthodox Churches in Georgia, if you're female, you need to cover your head before entering a church. At the Holy Trinity Church, however, not only do you have to cover your head, you...
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Top Things to Do in Kazbegi

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Gergeti Sameba Church

To hike to the Gergeti Sameba Church you need proper hiking shoes, it can be quite slippery. If you use short cuts it will be about 3,6 km and 1 to 2 hours depending your condition. If you use the...
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Trail of Arsha Waterfall

It was a great challenge to reach the Waterfull on the top because I have decided do not take the trail. I went down close to this waterfall and I tryed to go down the way along the shore....
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Gveteli Waterfall

This waterfall is located 12 km away from Kazbegi and, from the main road, the easy trail is only 2 km. As I wanted to see the Georgian border with Russian and the Dariali Monastery of the Archangels...
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HORSCHECK

"Kazbegi - Heaven on earth in the High Caucasus"
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kokoryko

"Greater Caucasus, home of Prometheus."
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JohnniOmani

"Kazbegi: great place to get away from it all :)"
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ellielou

"Marvelous Kazbegi"
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maykal

"Kazbegi 2001 & 2005"
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